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Trail runs in Visp

Valais, Switzerland

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The 10 Most Beautiful trail runs in Visp

You will reach the Matterhorn from an unusual angle on the last day.
Trail Running · Valais
Via Valais Mountain Lodge Ze Seewjinu - Zermatt (Stage 9)
recommended route Difficulty difficult
1
26.8 km
5:45 h
1,123 m
1,807 m
The 27 kilometres of the last leg of the Via Valais take you on a magnificent single track to the foot of the Matterhorn, before arriving in the famous mountain town of Zermatt.
View of the ironic Matterhorn
Trail Running · Switzerland
Zermatt Höhbalmen Loop
recommended route Difficulty difficult
1
20.1 km
4:25 h
1,204 m
1,204 m
Enjoy an exceptional view of the Matterhorn from this loop which combines a particularly steep start with a long singletrack above the Zermatt valley.
After a descent of more than 2,000 metres, the path plunges into the Matter Valley (Mattertal).
Trail Running · Valais
Via Valais Turtmann Hut - Randa (Stage 7)
recommended route Difficulty difficult
1
19.3 km
4:50 h
1,186 m
2,296 m
Discover the most incredible leg of the Via Valais with its varied terrain, amazing views and peak at 3,610 metres, making it the highest trail in the Alps.
Partially follows the Europaweg
Trail Running · Valais
Via Valais Randa - Mountain Lodge Ze Seewjinu (Stage 8)
recommended route Difficulty difficult
1
26.6 km
6:05 h
1,890 m
1,000 m
Leg 8 follows the Europaweg, a smooth single track trail above the Matter Valley. This is a fast-moving stage leading you towards the Matterhorn and Zermatt.
Trail Running · Saas-Fee
Glacier-Trail (Trailrunning)
recommended route Difficulty difficult closed
27.5 km
5:55 h
1,507 m
1,507 m
The Glacier Trail is a day-long route with a huge variety of terrain. Alpine views, singletrack, a hut stop, glacier crossings, and a fast descent, it’s a day you’ll never forget.
Just before the Monte Moro Pass
Trail Running · Saas-Almagell
Mattmark - Monte Moro Loop
recommended route Difficulty difficult closed
29.1 km
6:00 h
1,379 m
1,379 m
This trail leads the runner through the alpine landscape above the Mattmark reservoir. The highlight is the highest and southernmost point of the tour, the Monte Moro Pass.
Furggtälli
Trail Running · Saas-Almagell
Jazzilücke-Loop
recommended route Difficulty difficult closed
23.7 km
5:30 h
1,463 m
1,463 m
The trail starts with a long climb, on an incline gentle enough to run up to the Antronapass. Some easy scrambling follows, and finally a fast downhill finish.
Gondo Marathon
Trail Running · Valais Alps
Gondo Marathon
recommended route Difficulty difficult Multi-stage route
81.6 km
16:00 h
3,924 m
3,909 m
Der Gondo Marathon ist der einzige Zweitages-Marathon der Schweiz. Ultratrail im Gedenken an das Unwetter im Jahr 2000 in Gondo im Wallis, als 13 Personen ihr Leben verloren.
Simplon Trail
Trail Running · Switzerland
From Simplon to Spitzhorli and Altes Spittel
recommended route Difficulty moderate
20.2 km
4:25 h
1,178 m
1,180 m
This run starts at the famous Simplon Pass, climbs to a rocky summit and traverses a rolling hillside in a beautiful and varied loop before reaching the old hospice.
Passing the Kreuzbodensee
Trail Running · Switzerland
Almagell High-Altitude Loop
recommended route Difficulty moderate closed
21.4 km
4:25 h
1,101 m
1,101 m
This trail offers trail runners a lot of diversity in the Saas mountains. Cool forest passages, fantastic mountain panoramas, an alpine flair and much more.
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Saturday Morning Run by Gerhard
April 23, 2022 · Community
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Via Valais Randa - Mountain Lodge Ze Seewjinu (Stage 8) by Markus
September 11, 2020 · Community
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When did you do this route? September 07, 2020
Via Valais Mountain Lodge Ze Seewjinu - Zermatt (Stage 9) by Markus
September 11, 2020 · Community
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Am Fuße des Matterhorns
Photo: Markus Mayr, Community
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